All-Star Hard Rock Cover Band Headlines Retro JunkieBrought together by a love for hard-rock hits, the all-star local covers outfit the Butlers delivers an array of radio staples and album cuts from bands like Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy, Queen and more at Retro Junkie in Walnut Creek Saturday night.
Funky Saxophonist Karl Denson Plays 3 Shows in Wine CountryOne of the most popular jazz-funk bands to regularly visit the Bay Area, saxophonist Karl Denson and his Tiny Universe bring potent grooves to the Charles Krug Winery in St. Helena for three shows starting Friday evening.
Stern Grove Festival: How to Reserve Tickets for a ShowThis year's Stern Grove Festival in San Francisco will be a very different experience than past festivals. The 2021 fest marks the first time Stern Grove is using a reservation system for each performance.
Prolific SF Singer/Songwriter Headlines Outdoor Show in AlamedaA Bay Area songwriter who has been setting the bar high for bedroom studio producers for over 20 years, Kelley Stoltz headlines this early evening outdoor show in Alameda Friday with local favorites Harold Ray and East Side Dynamite.
Indoor Restaurant Dining Resumes, Movie Theaters Reopen in SF and Santa Clara CountiesFriday marked the restart of limited indoor dining and reopening of movie theaters in Santa Clara and San Francisco counties.
Liam's List Feb. 5: Guide To Fitness, Food, Fun, Staying Connected While Social Distancing KCBS reporter Liam Mayclem will be providing KPIX 5 users with a weekly tip list on how best to survive the current coronavirus outbreak.
Report: San Francisco Nightlife Institution Slim's To CloseA longtime fixture of San Francisco's live music scene, the 11th Street nightclub Slim's is set to close after over 30 years of operation, according to reports.
CBS SF Talks To Unsane Founder Chris Spencer About His New Band, Human ImpactAn important figure on New York City's noise-rock scene for over 30 years as the leader of Unsane, guitarist/singer Chris Spencer talks to CBS SF about Human Impact, his new all-star project featuring members of Cop Shoot Cop and Swans.
CBS SF Talks To Desert Rock Legend Mario Lalli (Part I)Renowned Palm Desert musician Mario Lalli recently spoke at length with CBS SF about his long career with influential bands Across the River, Yawning Men and Fatso Jetson ahead of the now cancelled second edition of the Heavy Psych Sounds Festival in San Francisco.
Hard-Rockers Freedom Hawk Brings Powerhouse Show To Santa CruzA leading light on the American hard-rock scene for going on two decades, Virgina Beach-based crew Freedom Hawk pays a rare visit to the Bay Area, headlining Urbani Cellar in Santa Cruz with a slate of like-minded bands Thursday.
Reunited Swedish Punk Greats Headline UC TheatreOne of the most explosive punk bands to emerge in Europe during the 1990s returns to the Bay Area this weekend when reunited Swedish group Refused headlines the UC Theatre in Berkeley Saturday night.
Reunited Post-Punk Band Plays The New Parish In OaklandReconvened powerhouse post-punk band Hot Snakes returns to the Bay Area Tuesday night for this show at the New Parish, playing songs from it's most recent acclaimed Sub Pop album, 'Jericho Sirens.'
Rising Local Metal Heroes Team Up At Eli's In OaklandTwo local metal bands that have established themselves as leading lights of the Bay Area scene team up Friday when Hell Fire and Charger share the stage at Eli's in Oakland.
Renowned Jazz-Funk Band Plays Bay Area Noise Pop ShowsOne of the seminal modern jazz-funk bands to emerge during the early '90s "rare groove" revival, fiery quintet the Greyboy Allstars bring their potent grooves to the Bay Area for a pair of Noise Pop Festival shows starting Thursday.
Godfather Of Ethiopian Jazz Returns To Berkeley's UC TheatreHailed as one of the most influential jazz musician to emerge from the African continent, Ethiopian keyboard player and percussionist Mulatu Astatke returns to the UC Theatre in Berkeley, playing two concerts this weekend.